Skip to comments.Bachmann Stayed Quiet on Mandatory Vaccinations While Serving Minnesota
Posted on 09/14/2011 6:49:22 AM PDT by BfloGuy
Bachmann is making the case that opposing vaccinations required by the state is fundamentally a conservative issue, which is news to many conservatives given that mandatory vaccinations have been around as long as they have, and, to my knowledge, we havent made it a big part of the Republican platform to oppose them. But if you listened to Bachmann last night, its clear that she believes this is the type of issue on which a presidential candidate must stand, must do the right thing, and cannot waver in putting this forth as a conservative principle lest we risk infecting millions of children with mental retardation.
Has this always been an enormous part of this warriors soul? Apparently not.
By all appearances, she felt no need to mention, much less work towards stopping, a vaccination that, by her own standards, is an assault on liberty. Even more so actually. The HPV vaccination, while called mandatory, made available an opt-out provision so that the parental rights that she felt were so paramount could be protected in this decision. The Hepatitis B vaccination in Minnesota (state law since 1993) doesnt even require parental consent at all. And Hep Bs communicability is similar to HPV in that it is primarily transmitted through intercourse, as opposed to being an airborne illness. Currently, no records can be found of Michele Bachmann sponsoring legislation in the Minnesota legislature to repeal the Hep B vaccination or to add a parental opt-out.
(Excerpt) Read more at redstate.com ...
‘Of course, maybe her research has proved that the HPV vaccine doesn’t cause mental retardation. “
The common cause of death from this vaccine seems to be blood clots according to the reports I’ve read.
Blood clots reaching the brain could easily cause brain damage. Blood clots to the heart could cause it to stop, leading to brain damage. Blood clots in the lungs can cause breathing problems, leading to brain damage.
Perhaps you know something different?
I happen to agree with her.
Especially not here.
But that's what the article is about. She has never spoken out against the mandatory HPV vaccine in her own state.
Outrage? You call pointing out inconsistencies in her record "outrage"? That's a pretty low bar.
Yeah, but polio is something you could’ve picked up from the snotty nosed kid sitting next to you in class. An area of ligitimate concern for schools.
You should share those reports with us and the CDC since they don't seem to have that information.
Reports of Health Concerns Following HPV Vaccination
As of June 22, 2011 there have been a total 68 VAERS reports of death among those who have received Gardasil® . There were 54 reports among females, 3 were among males, and 11 were reports of unknown gender. Thirty two of the total death reports have been confirmed and 36 remain unconfirmed due to no identifiable patient information in the report such as a name and contact information to confirm the report. A death report is confirmed (verified) after a medical doctor reviews the report and any associated records. In the 32 reports confirmed, there was no unusual pattern or clustering to the deaths that would suggest that they were caused by the vaccine and some reports indicated a cause of death unrelated to vaccination.
Since Bachmann refuses to release the NAME of the woman that said her child suffered mental retardation after a HPV shot. bachmann is lying.
“Her issue seemed to be with vaccines for things like HPV which are spread through deliberate behavioral choices.”
Just like most cases of Hep-B, which the article mentions.
How about Hepatitis B? That is a required vaccine today as well.
polio is a communicable disease which you can easily catch from someone in common contact.
HPV generally requires having sex with an infected person. Roughly 50% of the US population has HPV.
Bachmann is irrelevant as a candidate and stuff like this is just to spin people away from evaluating Perry relative to his actions. I do hope people will give careful consideration to what Perry has done and his explanation for his actions. Spinning or deflecting issues won’t get us to the point of finding out which candidate will be best for our country. Ignoring anything in a candidates portfolio is also dumb because you know Obama and company are not going to ignore anything.
You mean the same CDC that hasn’t noticed any problems with abortions or that homosexual activity leads to a great risk of AIDS?
The same CDC which pushes gun control because of its impact on the CHILLDRUN.
There have been numerous articles and studies on the deaths.
Okay, fair enough. But if that is the case, then why didn't she try to do something about the Hep-B vaccine? That is mandated and is given to infants and toddlers, and it is for a disease that is primarily spread by sex and IV drug use (deliberate behavioral choices). So why didn't she try to overturn THAT mandate when she was in the Minnesota Legislature?
It makes her attack on Perry over the Gardasil issue look less like a principled conservative stand, and more like a crass attack on a front-runner for political advantage.
Thromboembolic disorders (blood clots) have been reported to VAERS in people who have received Gardasil. Most of these individuals had risk factors for blood clots such as use of oral contraceptives which are known to increase the risk of clotting. The JAMA article describes 56 cases, 31 of which were confirmed blood clot reports. Twenty eight reports (90%) had underlying known risk factors such as hormonal birth control, genetic clotting abnormalities, obesity, smoking, and immobility. In the CDCs VSD, blood clots have not been found to occur more often than expected after over 450,000 doses of Gardasil.
I would hardly call it a common cause of death. Now, I am not lobbying for the increased use of Gardasil. It matter not to me at all -- but I don't like seeing chain email type hysteria raised to the presidential level.
Research and testing have been conducted on Gardasil just as on all other drugs approved for public use. Bachmann's pronouncement of its causing mental retardation is just nutty.
Unfortunately the shrill Bachmann put the last nail in her coffin. She’s out.
Why don’t you share one of those with us?